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June 29, 1991 | Paul Richter
Conservative U.S. appeals court judge U.S. Circuit Court Judge Emilio M. Garza, 43, is a soft-spoken, conservative jurist whose three years on the federal bench have provided few indications of how he would rule on the issues that might face him as a Supreme Court justice. Born in San Antonio's largely poor West Side, Garza was a litigator with a corporate practice in March, 1987, when Texas Gov. Bill Clements appointed him to the state bench. Seven months later, Republican Sen.
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July 1, 1991 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Atty. Gen. Dick Thornburgh insisted Sunday that the Bush Administration would not apply a litmus test on abortion or any other issue in choosing a successor to retiring Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. "Nobody's going to give a multiple choice test to a prospective nominee on any question, let alone a question about which there are such political differences," Thornburgh said, speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press." Bush, who spent the weekend at his vacation home in Kennebunkport, Me.
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July 1, 1991 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Atty. Gen. Dick Thornburgh insisted Sunday that the Bush Administration would not apply a litmus test on abortion or any other issue in choosing a successor to retiring Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. "Nobody's going to give a multiple choice test to a prospective nominee on any question, let alone a question about which there are such political differences," Thornburgh said, speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press." Bush, who spent the weekend at his vacation home in Kennebunkport, Me.
NEWS
June 29, 1991 | Paul Richter
Conservative U.S. appeals court judge U.S. Circuit Court Judge Emilio M. Garza, 43, is a soft-spoken, conservative jurist whose three years on the federal bench have provided few indications of how he would rule on the issues that might face him as a Supreme Court justice. Born in San Antonio's largely poor West Side, Garza was a litigator with a corporate practice in March, 1987, when Texas Gov. Bill Clements appointed him to the state bench. Seven months later, Republican Sen.
NEWS
February 3, 1988 | Associated Press
President Reagan plans to nominate Judge Emilio M. Garza to succeed FBI Director William S. Sessions as a federal district judge for the western district of Texas, the White House announced Tuesday. Garza, 40, is a state district judge in Bexar County, Tex.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1991 | Associated Press
President Bush will nominate U.S. District Judge Emilio M. Garza of San Antonio to the 5th Circut Court of Appeals, the White House announced Wednesday. Garza, 43, a graduate of NorteDame and the University of Texas School of Law, would succeed Thomas M. Reavley on the appealscourt.
NATIONAL
July 18, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
The chairman of the Senate committee that will oversee hearings on President Bush's Supreme Court nominee said he would like to see a moderate in the tradition of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is retiring, and perhaps someone with experience in politics. Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) said he didn't want to recommend a candidate because of his role on the Senate Judiciary Committee. But he said he would like to see a nominee who has experience outside the judiciary.
NATIONAL
June 20, 2003 | Henry Weinstein, Times Staff Writer
A longtime Texas death row inmate whose case became a symbol of problems with the state's capital punishment system because his lawyer slept through significant portions of the trial agreed to plead guilty to murder Thursday in return for three life sentences. Attorneys for Calvin J. Burdine, 50, said he was happy that he no longer faced execution, even though he probably will spend the rest of his life behind bars. "The shocking facts of Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 2001 | LAURA INGRAHAM, Laura Ingraham, a former law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas, is the author of "The Hillary Trap" (Hyperion, 2000)
Spring training is just starting for major league baseball, but it began weeks ago for liberals who fought bitterly against John Ashcroft's nomination for attorney general. Democrats know that the time and resources they devoted to painting Ashcroft as an "extremist" and a "pay-off to the far right" was good conditioning, a warm-up for the big game: Supreme Court confirmation battles that promise to be Washington's summertime version of Survivor III.
NEWS
June 30, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and SAM FULWOOD III, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush said Saturday that he had narrowed his list of potential nominees to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, amid suggestions that he planned to finish the winnowing process and announce his decision on Tuesday. Speculation about likely successors to Marshall, the high court's only black justice, remained focused on several Latino federal judges as well as Clarence Thomas, a black judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
NATIONAL
September 8, 2005 | Ronald Brownstein, Times Staff Writer
By nominating John G. Roberts Jr. as chief justice, President Bush may have solved one problem at the price of compounding a greater one. When Bush named Roberts this week to succeed the late William H. Rehnquist on the Supreme Court, the president met the immediate demand of finding a chief justice nominee who probably could win Senate confirmation expeditiously.
NATIONAL
July 10, 2005 | Faye Fiore, Times Staff Writer
A brown shoe pokes out from under Adam Shah's desk at the Alliance for Justice. It goes with the blue suit, 40 short, hanging on the back of his door, just in case he has to go on television.
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